Despite Global Financial Crisis, Illicit Financial Outflows from Developing World Remain High, Finds New Report

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 15, 2011 Despite Global Financial Crisis, Illicit Financial Outflows from Developing World Remain High, Finds New Report Over US$900 Billion Illicitly Drained from Developing Countries in 2009, Says Annual GFI Study Report Finds Developing World Lost US$8.44 Trillion over the Decade 2000-2009 WASHINGTON, DC – Developing …

Syrian Elite Smuggle Out Billions, New Report Finds

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GFI in the News Syrian Elite Smuggle Out Billions, New Report Finds The Wall Street Journal, December 2, 2011 By Christopher Matthews As Syria teeters on the edge of revolution, the ruling elite are likely diverting millions in illicit capital out of the country, according to a forthcoming report by …

G20 Commits to Addressing Illicit Financial Flows, Links Tax Haven Secrecy to Poverty

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 4, 2011 G20 Commits to Addressing Illicit Financial Flows, Links Tax Haven Secrecy to Poverty More Needs to Be Done to Implement Automatic Exchange of Tax Information-GFI Summit Declaration Calls for More Work to Prevent Abuse of Corporate Vehicles WASHINGTON, DC – Global Financial Integrity (GFI) …

Concrete Steps for Cannes

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By Ann Hollingshead Ann Hollingshead is a Task Force blog contributor, whose posts appear on Wednesdays and Fridays. Formerly a Junior Economist at Global Financial Integrity, Ann is now a Research Analyst for ECONorthwest, an economic consulting firm in the Pacific Northwest. Follow her on Twitter: @AnnHollingshead. Mountaintops provide a …

2011 Task Force Conference Communiqué: A Message to the G20

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For Immediate Release October 14, 2011 2011 Task Force Conference Communiqué: A Message to the G20 The Task Force on Financial Integrity & Economic Development released the following communiqué following its 2011 annual conference, held this year in Paris, France on October 6-7, 2011: This past week, the Task Force …

An Ounce of Prevention Is Worth A Pound Of Cure

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Wednesday, October 5, 2011 From the Task Force Blog: An Ounce of Prevention Is Worth A Pound Of Cure 2011 Annual Task Force Conference Preview: Illicit Financial Flows and Inequality: A Human Right Imperative Launch Of The 2011 Financial Secrecy Index It’s Time For The UK To Act On Its …

2011 Annual Task Force Conference Preview: Illicit Financial Flows and Inequality: A Human Right Imperative

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Tuesday, October 4, 2011 From the Task Force Blog: 2011 Annual Task Force Conference Preview: Illicit Financial Flows and Inequality: A Human Right Imperative Launch Of The 2011 Financial Secrecy Index It’s Time For The UK To Act On Its Tax Havens Attracting The Wrong Kind Of Crowd MEPs Say …